Tip-Off Luncheon Set For Oct. 29
Joah Tucker

Joah Tucker

Oct. 21, 2004

MILWAUKEE - The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will hold its annual Basketball Tip-Off Luncheon Friday, Oct. 29 at the Midwest Airlines Center.

The event, which will begin at 11:30 a.m. with a cocktail reception and continues with lunch at noon and a program at 12:15, includes UWM men's basketball coach Bruce Pearl, UWM women's basketball coach Sandy Botham, UWM Athletic Director Bud Haidet and Horizon League Commissioner Jon LeCrone.

A DVD presentation on the men and the women will also be featured, along with raffle items and other contests.

Tickets for the event are $25 and can be purchased by calling the UWM Ticket Office at 414-229-5886.

The Midwest Airlines Center is located at the corner of 4th Street and Wisconsin Avenue in downtown Milwaukee, and the UWM event will be held in room 102. A variety of self-parking options are available within a four-block radius of the center.

The event also doubles as a media day for the UWM men and women. Media members are asked to RSVP for the event by calling Kevin O'Connor at 414-229-5674 or by emailing to kjoc@uwm.edu. Players and coaches will be available ot the media beginning at 11 a.m.

The two teams will each play two exhibition games before opening their seasons Nov. 20.



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